- Thin Galaxies (UMa) -

Here I will present some quite thin galaxies with an axis ratio of at least 1:5. Nevertheless this value is calculated from the given angular size, so the visual impression can differ.

And (5) Cnc (6) Del (1) Hya (1) Lyn (4) Tri (2)
Ari (1) Com (4) Dra (9) Lac (2) Peg (6) UMa (7)
Boo (1) CVn (5) Gem (1) Leo (5) Psc (2) Vir (4)
Cam (3) Cyg (1) Her (1) LMi (1) Sex (1)

NGC2654 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC2654, UGC4605
Group: NGC2768 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 08h49m11.87s / +60°13'16.03"
Brightness / Size: 11m8 / 4.2x0.8'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 5
Fairly thin, elongated, evenly bright.
MODERATE

NGC2820 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC2820, UGC4961, H2.869
Group: NGC2805 Group
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 09h21m45.56s / +64°15'28.87"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 4.1x0.4'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4-, NELM 6.0
Quite thin, very elongated, evenly bright, tapering ends. Fairly well seen with averted vision.
MODERATE

NGC3079 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 9×9'
Name: NGC3079, UGC5387, H5.47
Group: NGC3079 Group
Type: GLX, SY2
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 10h01m57.80s / +55°40'47.24"
Brightness / Size: 10m9 / 8.1x1.3'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
Fairly bright, very elongated, thin. Well seen with averted vision. At 150x the core appears wider and slightly brighter. Evident with direct vision.
EASY

NGC4157 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 10×10'
Name: NGC4157, UGC7183, H1.208
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 12h11m04.37s / +50°29'04.85"
Brightness / Size: 11m3 / 6.7x1.2'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6+, NELM 5.3, SQM-L 19.7
At 37x elongated, thin, tapered endings, getting slightly broader & brighter toward the middle. At 80x the galaxy appeared evenly bright with a slightly bulgy center.
MODERATE

NGC5308 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC5308, UGC8722, H1.255
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 13h47m00.39s / +60°58'22.94"
Brightness / Size: 11m4 / 3.7x0.7'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 5
Fairly bright, thin, obviously elongated, broadening toward the middle. Barely seen with direct vision.
EASY

NGC5526 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC5526, UGC9115, H3.804, H3.835
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 14h13m53.73s / +57°46'16.74"
Brightness / Size: 13m4 / 2.3x0.3'
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 5 FAILED

UGC5459 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC5459
Type: GLX
Constellation: UMa
Coordinates: 10h08m10.07s / +53°05'00.53"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 4.2x0.7'
8" f/6, 171x, Bortle 4
Relatively thin, very elongated, darkened toward the edge, slight broadening toward the middle. Easily seen with averted vision, while a nearby group of brighter stars interfere!
MODERATE